, which lost her independence when she lost her unity, has, after long years of separation into States hostile to each other, again achieved her redemption, and is now once more an united government under Victor Emmanuel
The only provinces not included are those held by the Pope
The united government is now composed of Sardinia
, having about 100,000 square miles, and 20,000,000 of inhabitants.
For a long course of years Italy
has been the prey of every nation, but now united will be one of the great powers of Europe
, able to defend her rights, and powerful enough to be consulted in the Congress
nation, to settle of international of these which concern the of